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12 Volt DC Submersible Pump

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Model Number
Gorman-Rupp 5890-DC 12 Volt DC  Submersible Pump

AMT 5890-DC

12 Volt Submersible pump HandiPump (OBSOLETE) is designed for use with truck battery, as a back-up unit in the event of power failure or for use in remote locations were electricity is not available but 12v battery is. Contractor and under ground utility crews preferred portable pump. The pump weighs 28 pounds and is constructed of aluminum with a cast iron impeller.

12vdc Submersible Water Pump is ideal for dewatering ditches, manholes and caissons. 1/3 HP motor delivers 2,580 GPH for rapid dewatering. Hooks up to 12V vehicle battery. O-rings keep pump internals dry. Lifetime lubricated bearings.The 30 foot power cord has battery clips for easy attachment to 12 volt battery as a Contractor 12 volt DC Submersible pump. se11/2b3-e.33


  • Aluminum construction with cast iron impeller
  • 1/3HP, 12 volt DC motor
  • Operates approximately 60 minutes on fully charged 55 amp-hour batter (optional)
  • Built-in carry handle
  • 1-1/2" NPT discharge
  • Steel strainer built in to pump, 3/8" dia. holes
  • Buna-N mechanical seal with carbon and ceramic faces
  • Overload protected 12v motor
  • On-Off switch located on the power cord is weather proof
  • Power cord, 30 ft. 12VDC type with on/off switch and battery clips
  • Maximum flow is 42GPM

It comes equipped with 30FT cables and battery clips. Extremely portable, the pump weighs only 28 pounds and can fit through openings as small as <10" (25cm). It is electrically safe and whisper quiet. 12V Contractor submersible pump alternative. Or as a much smaller alternative see RP280KR and SS415BX731

Perfect for dewatering meter pits, valve boxes, flooded basements or anywhere you need a powerful pump with no current source nearby. Pump runs continuously for one hour on any 12V light truck or auto battery—even longer on larger batteries. Rugged all-metal construction for years of trouble-free operation.

More Information
Model Number 5890-DC
part number 5890-999-DC
Series 12V Submersible Contractor pump
Max Flow (GPM.) 43
Max Flow GPH 2580
TDH Maximum (Ft) 25
TDH Maximum (PSI) 11
Horse Power (HP) 1/3
Horsepower (IE .5, 1, 1.5, 20) 0.33
Outlet Connection Type FNPT
Outlet (In.) 1.5
Wetted Materials Aluminum, Cast Iron
Elastomers / O-ring Buna-Nitrile
Voltage (V) 12DC
Voltage (Range) 12/24/36 VDC
Motor Amps (A) 30
Motor Hermetically Sealed
Speed (RPM.) 1750
Max Operating Temperature (F) 104
Viscosity Vegetable Oil 34.60 cp 200.00 ssu
Length (In.) 22.000000
Mechanical Seal Face Carbon-ceramic
Mechanical Seal Type Single
Motor Bearings Ball
Other requires minimum 55 amp-hour battery for proper operation. This unit draws about 30 amperes and can be operated about 1 hour on a fully charged 55 amp-hour battery and still permit starting of vehicle under normal conditions. Caution should be used when running time exceeds 30 or 40 minutes without engine running to recharge battery
Impeller Material Cast Iron, semi-open
Cord Size 2-Aug
Cord Length (Ft.) 30
Duty Intermit.
Country of Manufacture United States
Weight (Lbs) 35.000000
Quick Ship Yes
UPC 072684651868
Warranty (YRS.) 1
GPM Of Water At 10 Feet Of Head 35
GPM Of Water At 15 Feet Of Head 25
GPM Of Water At 20 Feet Of Head 15

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